CVE Details

Release Date:2010-12-29


The bcm_connect function in net/can/bcm.c (aka the Broadcast Manager) in the Controller Area Network (CAN) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.36 and earlier creates a publicly accessible file with a filename containing a kernel memory address, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information about kernel memory use by listing this filename.

See more information about CVE-2010-4565 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.1 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2011-20152011-05-11
Oracle Linux version 5 (ofa-2.6.32-100.28.15.el5)ELSA-2011-20152011-05-11
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2011-04982011-05-10
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2011-20152011-05-11

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